Cubic Telecom today announced plans to develop advanced in-car services for next-generation vehicles. Using the application processing and wireless capabilities of the Qualcomm Snapdragon automotive modems, Cubic aims to offer a new advanced connectivity management solution to aid vehicle manufacturers, and content and system providers, to future-proof their products and technologies over the lifetime of the vehicle. The solution is designed to support automakers with over-the-air feature updates and applications, network and vehicle analytics, and the ability to help drive connected vehicle services worldwide – using a single architecture that takes advantage of multiple wireless operator deployments across regions. The connectivity management solution has been optimized and showcased using a Qualcomm Snapdragon X16 Gigabit LTE modem.
A demonstration of Cubic’s new connectivity management solution is planned to be exhibited during CES 2018 at the Qualcomm Technologies’ automotive booth #5616, located in the North Hall.
“Qualcomm Technologies has been a steadfast supporter of Cubic Telecom and we are delighted to move our working relationship forward to offer an innovative solution to the automotive industry. Joining forces with the leading semiconductor company in telematics means that our new Cubic Telecom solution can become widely available to automotive customers in the near future,” said Barry Napier, CEO of Cubic Telecom.
“Cars are now platforms for innovation, new business models and services, and connectivity is the foundation,” said Nakul Duggal, Vice President, Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “Cubic Telecom’s unique connectivity management solution complements our automotive platform to empower automakers with the ability to provide connected car services on a global scale and the flexibility to work with multiple network operators per region.”